Each and every person who signed the amicus brief should be asked to comment on the allegations and evidence of wrongdoing that is coming out in the Wrice case. They have an obligation to make sure that “the body politic is not poisoned.”Read More
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The mounting evidence of a wrongful exoneration movement in Chicago compels the city and the media to review all cases for wrongdoing by the wrongful conviction crowd before any settlements are reached.Read More
A Chicago Tribune journalist who for years has specialized in wrongful conviction cases has reportedly left the newspaper in the midst of an emerging scandal surrounding one of the key cases he covered.Read More
Chicago’s activist, anti-police media are keeping a Cook County criminal court judge in their crosshairs.
The latest thinly disguised media attack against Judge Diane Cannon comes in the wake of a criminal case against three Chicago police officers, charged by a special prosecutor. The case was randomly assigned to Cannon’s courtroom.
Sun Times Reporter Andy Grimm Story On Judge Misses Badly...Read More
Scandal-Plagued Wrongful Conviction Movement Mounts Renewed Attack on Police...Read More
U.S. District Court Magistrate Allows Depositions to CommenceRead More
Chicago Media Silent As Key Case Implodes...
A federal magistrate ruled today that depositions can begin in a lawsuit that claims a key wrongful conviction case that ended the death penalty in Illinois is a fraud.
Saying that the case puts the “entire society” on trial, Magistrate Judge M. David Weisman ruled that depositions can begin from potentially dozens of witnesses, including former students from Northwestern University’s Innocence Project at the Medill School of Journalism, who worked on the landmark exoneration of Anthony Porter in 1999 under the tutelage of former Professor David Protess.Read More